North American XB-70 Valkyrie

When it was rolled out on 11 May 1964, the first prototype of…

Dornier Do X

When the mighty 12-engine Dornier Do X flying boat made its…

Yokosuka Ohka

Essentially a piloted flying bomb, the romantically named Ohka…

Sukhoi Su-27

An old hand at dazzling air show spectators all over the world,…

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2

A military two-seater, the B.E.2 had the misfortune to become…

Vickers Vimy

Designed late in World War I as a strategic bomber, the Vickers…

Virgin Atlantic Globalflyer

Piloted by adventurer Steve Fossett, GlobalFlyer flew into the…

Boeing 707

The Boeing 707 was the aircraft that ushered in the age of mass…

Santos-Dumont Demoiselle

Alberto Santos Dumont's delicate Demoiselle ("damselfly") monoplane was…